To think I might have discarded you as just another messy paper towel that I had used to blot my brushes. Creation is such an unplanned event. Your seemingly rebellious disregard for propriety is essential to my daring to express myself with the wildness of watercolors. And so I pinned you on my bulletin board as a daily reminder that throw aways are more than they seem. What else would I be capable of saving just by taking notice?